+7 (701) 759 90 19
USD 423.87 EUR 505.25
RUB 5.59 CNY 64.43
News

Dams in Almaty gorges to be constructed by 2020

26 November 2019 12:04
Share in:
Dams in Almaty gorges to be constructed by 2020

ALMATY. KAZINFORM – It is planned to construct two dams in Aksay and Ayusay gorges which are located in Almaty mountains, Kazinform correspondent reports.

Related news
Kazakhstan has high hopes for homegrown COVID-19 vaccine - Minister Kazakhstan sees decrease in number of imported COVID-19 cases -Tsoi Will Kazakhstan tighten quarantine in December?

At the moment Almaty has four dams. Ayusay gorge is the most vulnerable to mudslides due to a great number of entertainment facilities in the area. Besides, Aksay river basin has no mudflow-protective structures.

According to Serik Aubakirov, head of the Almaty Emergency Department, the dams design work was started in 2016.

There 37 morain-dammed lakes near the city of Almaty 15 of which are at high risk of rupture. In summer and fall seven lakes were partially emptied.

As Kazinform previously reported, Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed to finance a project on the construction of two dams in Aksay and Ayusay gorges.


#Almaty  
Share in:

Author:

Alzhanova Raushan

+7
Send
Employees online
Editor
Nurmaganbetova Zhanna
Nurmaganbetova Zhanna
954-048
Editor
Kudrenok Tatyana
Kudrenok Tatyana
954-048
Editor
Seilkhanov Adlet
Seilkhanov Adlet
954-048

Archive